Bullitt County History

Jacob Yenawine to Henry Yenawine and Smith Bridges - 126.5 Acres

In April 1860, Jacob Yenawine deeded his Cedar Creek land to his son and son-in-law. Then, on 26 Sep 1864, Philip Henry Yenawine, the son, sold his share of the Yenawine Mill Farm to Smith Bridges, his brother-in-law, for $972.25 as shown in the deed images below.

Bullitt County Deed Book O, pages 653-654

This deed of conveyance made this 27th day of April 1860 between Jacob Yenawine of Bullitt County, Ky., of the one part and Henry Yenawine and Smith Bridges of the same county and state of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of $2,500 (two ninths of which is remitted by the party of the first part to the party of the second part by way of advancement to them, being the son and son-in-law of the grantor, and the remaining seven ninths to be paid in equal sums at two, four, six and eight years without interest, but to secure the payment of which a lien is reserved on the land hereby sold and conveyed;) he the party of the first part has bargained and sold and does hereby convey to the party of the second part two certain tracts of land lying on Cedar Creek in Bullitt County containing in the aggregate aboiut one hundred and twenty-six and a half acres, be the same more or less, and is the same land conveyed to the said Jacob Yenawine by N. C. Summers as commissioner on the part of Thomas Crandell's heirs and John Beckwith's heirs, and by Benjamin Summers by deed bearing date the 19th day of February 1827 and recorded in the clerk's office of the Bullitt Circuit Court in Deed Book A, page 100, and is referred to for the boundaries of the land and premises hereby sold, which boundary contains the improvements known as Yenawine mills with its appurtenances thereunto belonging.

To have and to hold the said lands hereby conveyed to the said Henry Yenawine and Smith Bridges, their heirs and assigns forever, and the said Jacob Yenawine doth hereby bind himself to warrant and forever defend the title to the said land to the said party of the second part against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever. Given under my hand this date above written. (signed) Jacob (his x mark) Yenawine.

Bullitt County Deed Book T, Pages 19-20

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